Travel Blogs from Selcuk, Turkey

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Selcuk, Ephesus and Sirince, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk, Ephesus and Sirince

A travel blog entry by maccanat29

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... a strange and eerie feeling! Sirince (Sir-in-jay) is a little Greek village in the mountains about 20 minutes from Selcuk. Though described as a beautiful hilltop Ottoman town, it has been turned into one large market stall with the whole town trying to ...

Selcuk (Ephesus): Roman MCG which still stands, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk (Ephesus): Roman MCG which still stands

A travel blog entry by sorenwhite

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Sneaking into the dorm room at 1:30 am, we crashed and awoke at 10:15 the next morning. Realising that breakfast finished at 10:30, we hurried upstairs to the outdoor courtyard to eat and plan our day. Ephesus Jumping in a local "Free" taxi (it was ...

Selçuk, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Selçuk

A travel blog entry by hornygarlick

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We tried another traditional Turkish dish today - Gözleme. It is a thin dough rolled and then folded with the filling incased. Typical fillings include feta and spinach, spiced eggplant, mince and potato and variation of these. One the mixture is ...

Buying a Used Car in Selcuk!, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Buying a Used Car in Selcuk!

A travel blog entry by petcul

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I pay due homage to Aphrodite (do I really mean that?) and leave for Selcuk, my last or last but one stop in Turkey. It's a bright clear sky. The bike is wet with dew. It's 10c degrees. An extra layer is called for. The road to Naziili is a good twisty. I ...

That's going in the fine book, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

That's going in the fine book

A travel blog entry by ecburton

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Mama bear said to make a stop in ephysis so bingo I did. It was worth it very cool to see. It's basically an old town that they've discovered\uncovered compleat with a few ampatheatsrzm structures or old houses and buildings and this one part that you ...

Selcuk/Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk/Ephesus

A travel blog entry by sjc_dance

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... terrance - at that point, far from the hussel & bussel of Istanbul, we knew we had arrived in a place of more peaceful Turkish splendor. Selcuk is mainly a destination because of it's proximity to the ancient ruins of Ephesus which were ...

Wıne-ıng agaın........, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Wıne-ıng agaın........

A travel blog entry by moberts

First thing we went to visit Ephesus this morning.  Initially a trading city and cult center re: the fertility goddess Artemis, this place is amazing!  Excavations have unearthed much of what once existed and a fair amount is restored.  ...

Ephesus...and sitting at the fire, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus...and sitting at the fire

A travel blog entry by ada_san

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... , it took me 8 hours to get there. The climate was different, more sunshine and warm 26*. :) I stayed at a hostel outside of Selcuk, the guy who worked there, Carlos, picked me up from the Otogar (turkish for Coachstation). I had a delicious breakfast, ...

Ayvalik to Selcuk - With coffee in the hills, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ayvalik to Selcuk - With coffee in the hills

A travel blog entry by thofmann

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... hotel all looking the same all claiming to be a “boutique” the new catch phrase in attracting tourists. Arriving in Selcuk we start looking for the hotel we have booked for the following evening, after driving in a large circle and consulting ...

Continuing south, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Continuing south

A travel blog entry by anne.morley.12

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After a wander around the narrow winding lanes to the market and the challenge of finding our way again, we left the lovely little town behind as we headed firstly to Bergama. We arrived at Bergamon to discover we could catch a cable car up to see the ...

Ephesus, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus

A travel blog entry by timon_richiger

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... 305;st fuer seıne sehr gut erhaltenen Ruınen aus roemıscher Zeıt bekannt. Es ıst etwas ausserhabl von Selcuk, deshalb nahm ıch eın Mınıbus, hıer Dolmus genannt. Dıe Ruınen waren ...

Another driving adventure, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Another driving adventure

A travel blog entry by jimmyrh

... It was beautiful country I was driving through, mountainous and sunny. So the drive wasn't bad at all. I finally got back to Selcuk at just before 7:00 p.m. ready for dinner. Fortunately, tomorrow is a lighter day and all things right here in Selcuk. ...

Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by ebr916

ephesus ...

MVTB#18: Byzantium, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

MVTB#18: Byzantium

A travel blog entry by adammallon

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... name - which means Cotton Castle.  After that, back to Istanbul to do that city justice with a day and a half of exploration.   In honour of Turkey, here's today's song.  Warning:  It's another that you'll never get out of your ...

The road to Ephesus (well - Selcuk...), Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

The road to Ephesus (well - Selcuk...)

A travel blog entry by turkeytrotters

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... our travels in the car because now I won't have to keep my nose stuffed in a map every turn.   The drive to Selcuk reminded Jeff and I both of Southern California - during the green time.  The area is highly agricultural.  The peach trees ...

Sep 11, 2012, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Sep 11, 2012

A travel blog entry by daveygreener

11/10 Selcuk Overnight bus got 8 hours sleep Watched my bag be driven away to my horror. Thankfully only briefly. Did all the ruins in town then the beach. Temple of Artemis hailed as a wonder of the ancient world, is however a single column. ...

Sep 12, 2012, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Sep 12, 2012

A travel blog entry by daveygreener

11/12 Day tour to Pumnkale. No way of avoiding the *tour group* situation. Still, impressive mineral pools and thorough layout of ancient an city. Maybe could have done it myself in ...

Keep on truckin.., Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Keep on truckin..

A travel blog entry by mitchpayne

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... 1800s who was searching for its lost treasures. Out the front there was a genuine fake (a term used all over Turkey) wooden horse. To compound the dissapointment construction works were happening with utes parked everywhere ruining any chance of a good ...

on the road agaın!, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

on the road agaın!

A travel blog entry by moberts

... had a special exhibit on Gladiator fighting, which was really cool too.  This actually contributed to our must see post turkey movie list: Gladiator Troy Topaki To Russia with Love The Archaeology of Heinrich Schliemann Oh!  And I cant ...

Days 11 & 12 - Selcuk...Ephesus, but not much else, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Days 11 & 12 - Selcuk...Ephesus, but not much else

A travel blog entry by sam-kathy

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... I am unable to give being rather shallow and only liking to scratch the surface....http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ephesus We returned to Selcuk and Kathy decided it was a good idea to “look” at carpets and kilims. After a good ...

Ephesus and My First Ancient Wonder of the World, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Ephesus and My First Ancient Wonder of the World

A travel blog entry by wallermark

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Day 11: The National Park, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Day 11: The National Park

A travel blog entry by alanstrange5

... a ride half of the way where the first bus would have had taken us. We were dropped off at the bus station and got a bus back to Selcuk. When we got back we decided that we were going to have a couple of chickens and some salad for tea. When we got to the ...

Turkey - a land of surprises, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Turkey - a land of surprises

A travel blog entry by kaivit81

... (or Efes in Turkish), the geologic formations at Pamukkale, and my favourite, the Cappadoccia region in central Turkey. I caught the overnight bus from Istanbul to Selcuk (12 hours), arriving at about 6am.  Luckily I have this ability to sleep almost ...

Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by wehman

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... tegenvallen erg toeristisch. In Albanië hebben we mooiere dorpen gezien.. We gaan snel op weg naar de camping bij Selcuk. Selcuk is voor ons onherkenbaar geworden. Het is enorm uitgebreid en zeer welvarend geworden i.v.m. Efese wat daar vlakbij ...

Paradıse on earth - down the west coast of Turkey, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Paradıse on earth - down the west coast of Turkey

A travel blog entry by cmyusep

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... ın our lıttle 'Terrace House' ın the Nısanyan Hotel just up the hıll from a small fıllage ın Turkey called Sırınce...the closest large town ıs Selcuk wıth about 25000 ınhabıtants... and all of thıs ıs close to a very ımportant ...

Chapter Fifteen - A crowded morning in Ephesus, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Chapter Fifteen - A crowded morning in Ephesus

A travel blog entry by mmbcross

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Friday 7th. A generous breakfast awaits us up on the roof with stunning views. The hotel website indicates that a return (round trip) transfer to Ephesus is included in the price of the room. It seems too much to hope for, but on enquiring at the ...

Apr 07, 2007, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Apr 07, 2007

A travel blog entry by robandjoan

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St John's Tomb, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

St John's Tomb

A travel blog entry by turkishdelight

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Selcuk, Selcuk, Turkey travel blog

Selcuk

A travel blog entry by garth_travel

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After many hours of driving, what reward could be better than getting to a hotel with a swimming pool!! The bus piled out and into the pool like you would not believe which had a nice relax temperature about it! Tonight we walked into town to check it ...

Turkey, Selçuk, Turkey travel blog

Turkey

A travel blog entry by sambojulia

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